Worst Plane Crashes Caught on Camera

Some of the most terrifying plane crashes caught on camera!

If you’re not yet afraid of flying, here are 11 eerie final words recorded on the black boxes of major air disasters since 1964, collected with help from the “Last Words” section of the site Plane Crash Info. Fair warning, all of these are incredibly depressing. You probably shouldn’t read this if you ever want to take a flight without needing to ingest.

An aviation accident is defined by the Convention on International Civil Aviation Annex 13 as an occurrence associated with the operation of an aircraft, which takes place between the time any person boards the aircraft with the intention of flight until all such persons have disembarked, where a person is fatally or seriously injured, the aircraft sustains damage or structural failure or the aircraft is missing or is completely inaccessible. If the aircraft is destroyed or severely damaged so that it must be written off, it is further defined as a hull loss accident. Annex 13 further defines an aviation incident as an occurrence, other than an accident, associated with the operation of an aircraft which affects or could affect the safety of operation